Pediatric HGH therapy is used in children for various treatment options. Children with deficient growth hormone, or with Noonan syndrome, Turner syndrome, Leri-Weil syndrome, small for their gestational age and other diagnosis calls for Human Growth Hormone therapy in Los Angeles, CA, to promote healthy height and development.
If you believe your child is deficient in growth hormone, or has any of the above medical conditions, contact MetroMD today to schedule your consultation.
Symptoms of Growth Hormone Deficiency (GHD)
Growth hormone deficiency is classified when the pituitary gland is supposed to produce somatotropin, which is important for keeping your tissues, bones, and muscles healthy, as well as advance growth. The most common symptom of GHD in children is their significantly shorter height than other children the same age. Children who have GHD typically grow less than two inches per year during puberty. Some other common symptoms may include:
- Late puberty
- Increased pockets of fat in the abdomen or face
- Slow development or growth of teeth and hair
Pediatric Growth Hormone Deficiency Treatment
Human Growth Hormone (HGH) Therapy is the most common treatment recommended for children experiencing GHD and other medical conditions. During Pediatric HGH Therapy in Beverly Hills, CA, somatotropin is injected into the patient to promote healthy development and growth. During the first year of treatment, children are generally expected to grow four or more inches.
If you have any further questions about Pediatric HGH Therapy, please contact MetroMD today to schedule a consultation. We look forward to hearing from you!